INDA Releases New Latin America Nonwovens Industry Report

New report details this growing market for nonwovens

CARY, N.C. — March 13, 2013 — A comprehensive new report, “Latin American Nonwoven Markets: Trends, Forecasts, and Analysis 2012-2017” is now available from INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry. Written by industry consultant, Rick Jezzi, A.D. Jezzi and Associates, LLC, this report offers an in-depth look into nonwoven consumption, demand and technologies in disposable and durable nonwoven market segments across the entire Latin America region.

“Latin America is one of the most dynamic and vibrant regions in the nonwovens industry,” says author Rick Jezzi. This report highlights the key demographics and trends that will impact growth throughout the region. It offers a detailed look into the hygiene category with analysis of market size and penetration rates, growth by product type and nonwoven consumption.

“For companies who are operating in Latin America, or those contemplating doing so, this report serves as an excellent resource on the players, the drivers and the outlook for the most important market segments and product categories,” says INDA President Dave Rousse.

In addition to the hygiene and wipes markets, this report also includes coverage of the key durable nonwoven market segments. Durable segments include medical, automotive, filtration, furniture and bedding, shoes, geotextiles, construction, apparel and packaging.  “Nonwoven production in Latin America continues to grow to meet the demands of the durables segment with automotive and filtration showing the fastest growth,” says Jezzi.

This report is available for immediate purchase. Author Rick Jezzi will be presenting a synopsis of his full report during the conference portion of the upcoming IDEA 2013, International Engineered Fabrics Conference & Exposition, April 22-25, 2013, Miami Beach, Florida USA.

For more information or to order this new report, visit:

About INDA

INDA is the leading global association of the nonwoven fabrics industry. Since 1968, INDA has provided a variety of industry focused networking events to help members increase sales and market share. INDA is the nonwoven industry’s premier source for market leading education, global forecasts, testing standards and trend reports which provides members the information and knowledge to better plan and execute their business. Through its on-the-ground efforts in Washington DC, INDA provides members a strong voice within government on topics that affect the nonwovens industry. For more information visit

About A.D. Jezzi and Associates, LLC

A.D. Jezzi and Associates, LLC is a management and technical consulting company in the area of  New Product Development specializing in: Baby Diapers, Personal Care Absorbent Products such as Adult Incontinence, Feminine Hygiene, Baby Wipes; Non-Woven Technology and their End-Products; and Consumer Tissue and Towel. Founder, Rick Jezzi, began his career at Scott Paper. After Scott Paper, he joined Kimberly Clark and served as Director Research and Development with responsibility for diapers, feminine care, adult care and nonwoven material development. Following his tenure at Kimberly Clark, Rick joined Paragon Trade Brands, a private label diaper manufacturer as Executive Vice President. In 2006 Rick retired from Clopay Plastic Products Company where he held the position of Vice President Research & Development and General Manager South America and Asia Pacific. Rick is an industry authority on the Latin American nonwoven market. He is a frequent speaker at nonwovens industry events throughout the U.S. For more information visit:


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